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Pupils quiz pensioners about how they built thousands of Swindon’s homes

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:12
EXCITED pupils at a Swindon primary school eagerly started a project that will bring the town's past to life.
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Snowy scenes of Stonehenge in Wiltshire Air Ambulance Christmas cards

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:11
Wiltshire Air Ambulance has revealed its Christmas card designs.
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Swindon schools receive funding boost

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:10
Swindon's primary and secondary schools will receive a 5.08 per cent funding increase next year from the government.
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McDonald's staff spruce up Scout hall and help Lydiard football team

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:10
Volunteers from McDonald’s restaurants across Swindon spruced up a Scout hall and provided kit to a local football team.
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Swindon kitchen fitter saves 27 animals during devastating floods in Alicante

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:09
KITCHEN fitter Steve Ralph has been hailed a hero after saving people and their beloved pets from devastating floods that caused havoc in Spain.
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RAF veteran returns to the skies to recreate his first flight in Tiger Moth

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:06
RAF veteran Anthony 'Spike' Hughes fulfilled his dream of flying one last time in the same plane he completed his maiden flight.
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Wiltshire cyclists clock up over 900 miles for charity bike ride

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:05
A TEAM of six cyclists from Wiltshire, have cycled over 900 miles for charity, raising over £3,000.
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Don't miss the Lions fireworks display in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:05
Swindon Lions Club is holding its annual fireworks show next month.
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Disabled children waiting more than four months for NHS wheelchairs

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:04
Disabled children in Swindon are being forced to wait more than four months for a wheelchair from the NHS, new figures reveal.
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WHAT YOU SAID: Parts of Swindon among the most deprived in the country

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:04
Yesterday we revealed that nine per cent of Swindon’s individual neighbourhoods, one in 11, are in the highest 10 per cent of deprived areas in the country.
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Canalside homes in Wichelstowe go on sale

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:04
The first houses being built at the new expansion of Swindon in Wichelstowe go on sale today, although buyers won’t be able to move in until next year.
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Make-up artist to the stars gets cancer diagnosis thanks to ITV's Lorraine

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:03
A make-up artist to the stars was diagnosed with breast cancer after watching ITV’s Lorraine show.
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Police and Crime Commissioner's column: Other counties must provide their own emergency mental health care

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 12, 2019 - 04:02
WITH World Mental Health Awareness Day falling today (Thursday) it feels like an apt opportunity to discuss the ongoing work of my office and Wiltshire Police to support those most vulnerable in society.
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Image released as police investigate balaclava incident

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 17:37
OFFICERS say they are keeping an open mind about whether a man seen acting suspiciously in Rodbourne could be linked to reports of a balaclava-clad pervert who approached a girl outside a primary school this week.
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More people arrested in County Lines operation in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 17:13
A TOTAL of 62 people have been arrested since Monday in a police blitz on County Lines drug gangs.
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Paul Hillier jailed for Swindon town centre injunction breach

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 16:52
A DRUNK has finally been jailed after repeatedly breaching an injunction banning him from boozing in the town centre.
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McDonald's in West Swindon looks set to move

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 14:28
THE McDonald's in West Swindon could be on the move.
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The Works opens up a fourth store at the Brunel Centre in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 13:34
THE WORKS has opened up a new store in the Brunel Shopping Centre in the town centre.
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Jail for County Lines dealer who sold drugs in Swindon

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 13:32
A LONDONER who dealt drugs across the country - including in Swindon - has been jailed for five years.
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Letters to the Editor: "The privatisation of the railway has been a disaster for people"

Swindon Advertiser | News - October 11, 2019 - 13:01
PLEASE keep your letters to 250 words maximum giving your name, address and daytime telephone number - even on emails. Email: letters@swindonadvertiser.co.uk. Write: Swindon Advertiser, Unit 1 and 2 Richmond House, Edison Park, Swindon, SN3 3RB. Phone: 01793 501806.
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